How The Pandemic Is Affecting LGBTQ Youth, Making Water And Boat Safety A Priority

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Heard On The Morning Show
Canoe with camping gear on a Wisconsin lake
Photo courtesy of Jane Rotonda.

We learn how the pandemic is making life more difficult for LGBTQ youth. Then, we get tips on staying safe while enjoying water activities this summer.

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  • Tips For Water And Boating Safety

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Episode Credits

  • J. Carlisle Larsen Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Sydney Borden Guest
  • Teresa Coronado Guest
  • Jason Roberts Guest

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